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Bill proposes tax hike on gasoline

The Mississippi Legislature is considering an increase to the gas tax to fund road improvements. The proposed legislation would let voters decide on the increase ... Read more

5 months ago by Cathy Cook.

Rocket engines may cause a rumble Saturday

Pearl River County locals will probably hear a rumbling Saturday when four rocket engines are tested at Stennis Space Center. The Core Stage Green Run ... Read more

7 months ago by Cathy Cook.

Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi dies

U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), who represented Mississippi in Congress for more than 45 years, died early Thursday morning in Oxford. Services are pending.

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2 years ago by newsengin.

Former US Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi dies at 81

Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, who served seven terms and used seniority to steer billions of dollars to his home state of Mississippi, has died. ... Read more

2 years ago by newsengin.

Fifth man charged with link to Mississippi officer’s killing

A fifth person is now charged in connection with a Mississippi police officer’s killing.

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2 years ago by The Associated Press.

2 teens charged in bomb threats against Mississippi schools

Two teenagers have been charged with making bomb threats against a north Mississippi elementary school and high school.

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2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Waller collects $580K in Mississippi governor’s race

A former Mississippi Supreme Court chief justice has collected more than $580,000 in his run for governor.

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2 years ago by The Associated Press.

2 more men arrested after Mississippi police officer slain

Two more people have been arrested after a Mississippi police officer was gunned down outside his police station.

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2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi police jail smiling suspect in officer’s killing

A Mississippi teenager accused of gunning down a uniformed officer in a police station parking lot was captured and returned in handcuffs, smiling as he ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi police hunt killer who shot officer outside station

Police in Mississippi are looking for a gunman who approached a uniformed officer outside a Biloxi police station and shot him dead.

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2 years ago by The Associated Press.

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